I always enjoy a visit to Fleetwood, as much as I like Blackpool it can leave me feeling a bit wrung out with the non stop fun. So I look forward to a tram ride up the promenade, hopefully with the Irish Sea sparkling in the sun.
Well September has arrived and with it a burst of sunshine and warmth. Hopefully the long days will be going out in a golden haze and not a grey, damp mist. I’m taking a break from jam and chutney making, yes my rock and roll lifestyle, with a few hours on the Fylde Coast at Lytham. The town is one of my favourite get away spots,even on a busy day […]
It is a rule or if it isn’t it should be. A visit to the seaside must include fish and chips. I have a favourite chippy, actually I have a couple but this one fight’s its way to the top fairly often. It’s located in the village of Knott End, just across the mouth of the River Wyre from Fleetwood. The journey by the ferry is only a few minutes, […]
It Friday and isn’t market day down in Earlestown. It’s a traditional open market that pulls into town once a week like a wagon train of the old Wild West. Like the decent market it is it’s offerings a wide and varied and of course it’s as much a social and gossip exchanging hub as a shopping experience.
A pleasing day comes to a gentle end. The sun gathers itself together and makes to say goodbye for those few, cool, gentle hours of the night. The river turns from water into a burnished, rippled silver as the last ferry of the day busy-bodies itself across and deposits it’s last human cargo. Job done, the heated fuzz of the day begins to cool and disappear as the little boat […]
Well September has stolen up on us with all the stealth of a well fed cat looking for that one last treat. That said, as the days start to have their wings clipped by the creeping in of the evening my mission to reconnect with favorite places after the that unhappy pause continues. And today it has brought me to Fleetwood, on the Bay and within sight of the Lake […]